The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 555 664 699
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 394 304 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 348 270 246
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +120 375 £52,500 +16.66% 20
London +120 211 £55,000 - 11
South East +81 101 £42,500 -5.55% 5
City of London +56 32 £51,000 -15.00% 4
Berkshire +20 29 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Hampshire +31 28 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +4 22 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England +41 18 £45,000 +20.00%
West Yorkshire -4 16 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Leeds +12 15 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Kent +25 14 £42,500 +107.31%
Buckinghamshire +43 13 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Southampton - 13 £40,000 - 2
North West +14 12 £43,500 -13.00% 2
Maidstone +17 11 £42,500 +107.31%
High Wycombe +13 10 £62,500 +4.16%
Surrey +7 10 £45,000 -18.18%
Basingstoke - 10 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +12 9 £45,000 -18.18%
Cambridge +10 9 £45,000 -18.18%
Bracknell +4 9 £55,000 +10.55% 1
Liverpool - 9 £43,000 - 2
Merseyside - 9 £43,000 - 2
Slough - 8 £52,500 -
Reading +11 7 £60,000 +54.83%
Scotland +3 7 £50,000 -16.66%
Bedfordshire +14 6 £52,500 +10.52%
West Sussex 0 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Glasgow -12 6 £50,000 -16.66%
Wales +10 5 £48,000 +9.09%

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 658 (85.90%) Network Security
2 631 (82.38%) Cisco
3 610 (79.63%) Firewall
4 459 (59.92%) Cisco Certification
5 406 (53.00%) CheckPoint
6 344 (44.91%) CCNP
7 330 (43.08%) Cisco ASA
8 279 (36.42%) VPN
9 270 (35.25%) Juniper
10 260 (33.94%) Palo Alto
11 234 (30.55%) F5
12 213 (27.81%) CCNA
13 196 (25.59%) WAN
14 187 (24.41%) LAN
15 130 (16.97%) SIEM
16 120 (15.67%) CCIE
17 115 (15.01%) MPLS
18 112 (14.62%) Wireless
19 110 (14.36%) BGP
20 107 (13.97%) CCSE
21 96 (12.53%) Data Centre
22 95 (12.40%) OSPF
23 93 (12.14%) Degree
24 86 (11.23%) Cisco Nexus
24 86 (11.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
25 85 (11.10%) SolarWinds
25 85 (11.10%) Riverbed
26 84 (10.97%) Presales
27 81 (10.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
27 81 (10.57%) Intrusion Detection

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (2.87%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (1.57%) IIS
4 3 (0.39%) CloudStack
4 3 (0.39%) SAS
5 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.13%) Apache
6 1 (0.13%) Confluence
6 1 (0.13%) JBoss
6 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.91%) MS Office
3 6 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.78%) SaaS
4 4 (0.52%) Office 365
5 2 (0.26%) IaaS
5 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 658 (85.90%) Network Security
2 610 (79.63%) Firewall
3 330 (43.08%) Cisco ASA
4 279 (36.42%) VPN
5 196 (25.59%) WAN
6 187 (24.41%) LAN
7 115 (15.01%) MPLS
8 112 (14.62%) Wireless
9 110 (14.36%) BGP
10 95 (12.40%) OSPF
11 86 (11.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 81 (10.57%) Intrusion Detection
13 75 (9.79%) TCP/IP
14 71 (9.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 67 (8.75%) SSL
16 65 (8.49%) EIGRP
17 62 (8.09%) VoIP
18 61 (7.96%) Cisco PIX
19 60 (7.83%) Cisco ISE
19 60 (7.83%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.26%) MySQL
4 1 (0.13%) Big Data
4 1 (0.13%) DB2
4 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.13%) JIRA
2 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 78 (10.18%) Finance
2 62 (8.09%) Telecoms
3 47 (6.14%) Banking
4 17 (2.22%) Retail
5 15 (1.96%) Law
5 15 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.44%) Legal
7 7 (0.91%) Games
8 6 (0.78%) Online Betting
9 5 (0.65%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.65%) Publishing
10 4 (0.52%) Advertising
11 3 (0.39%) Back Office
11 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.48%) 802.1X
2 13 (1.70%) Web Services
3 6 (0.78%) XML
4 5 (0.65%) JSON
4 5 (0.65%) REST
4 5 (0.65%) SOAP
5 2 (0.26%) Middleware
5 2 (0.26%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.13%) CGI
6 1 (0.13%) ISPF
6 1 (0.13%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 96 (12.53%) Data Centre
2 86 (11.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 60 (7.83%) RSA SecurID
4 34 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.52%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.35%) Internet of Things
8 9 (1.17%) Replication
8 9 (1.17%) Virtual Team
9 6 (0.78%) EqualLogic
9 6 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (0.65%) PKI
11 4 (0.52%) iPad
11 4 (0.52%) Spread Betting
12 3 (0.39%) Statistics
12 3 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.26%) Equities
13 2 (0.26%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.26%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.26%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 63 (8.22%) Windows
2 47 (6.14%) Linux
3 43 (5.61%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.17%) Android
7 7 (0.91%) Unix
8 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.13%) Solaris
9 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (16.97%) SIEM
2 84 (10.97%) Presales
3 76 (9.92%) ITIL
4 75 (9.79%) Network Management
5 69 (9.01%) Change Management
6 60 (7.83%) Service Delivery
7 57 (7.44%) DDoS Mitigation
7 57 (7.44%) Network Monitoring
8 56 (7.31%) Kalman Filter
9 52 (6.79%) Load Balancing
10 41 (5.35%) Penetration Testing
11 33 (4.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 33 (4.31%) Vulnerability Management
12 32 (4.18%) Information Security
13 31 (4.05%) Network Design
14 29 (3.79%) E-Commerce
14 29 (3.79%) Security Architecture
15 28 (3.66%) Migration
16 25 (3.26%) ITIL V3
16 25 (3.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (4.83%) Python
1 37 (4.83%) SQL
2 30 (3.92%) Perl
3 29 (3.79%) Ruby
4 21 (2.74%) C
5 11 (1.44%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.52%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.39%) PHP
7 3 (0.39%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.26%) Java
9 1 (0.13%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.13%) CLIST
9 1 (0.13%) JCL
9 1 (0.13%) REXX
Qualifications
1 459 (59.92%) Cisco Certification
2 344 (44.91%) CCNP
3 213 (27.81%) CCNA
4 120 (15.67%) CCIE
5 107 (13.97%) CCSE
6 93 (12.14%) Degree
7 76 (9.92%) CCSA
8 66 (8.62%) Security Cleared
9 53 (6.92%) CCSP
10 45 (5.87%) CISSP
11 42 (5.48%) SC Cleared
12 34 (4.44%) SSCP
13 30 (3.92%) JNCIP
14 29 (3.79%) CCIP
15 27 (3.52%) JNCIS
16 24 (3.13%) JNCIA
17 20 (2.61%) CISM
18 19 (2.48%) CCVP
19 18 (2.35%) CEH
20 12 (1.57%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (10.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (6.53%) SLA
3 16 (2.09%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.26%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.13%) GPG13
5 1 (0.13%) QA
5 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.17%) Firmware
5 8 (1.04%) vSphere
6 7 (0.91%) XenApp
6 7 (0.91%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.52%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.39%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.13%) GPFS
10 1 (0.13%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.13%) RACF
10 1 (0.13%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (5.22%) FortiGate
2 15 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (1.04%) Nessus
5 7 (0.91%) Nagios
6 5 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (0.52%) SCCM
8 3 (0.39%) Cacti
8 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.39%) RSA Security Analytics
8 3 (0.39%) SmokePing
9 2 (0.26%) Endace
9 2 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.26%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.26%) Juniper STRM
9 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.26%) SmoothWall
9 2 (0.26%) yum
Vendors
1 631 (82.38%) Cisco
2 406 (53.00%) CheckPoint
3 270 (35.25%) Juniper
4 260 (33.94%) Palo Alto
5 234 (30.55%) F5
6 85 (11.10%) Riverbed
6 85 (11.10%) SolarWinds
7 78 (10.18%) HP
8 61 (7.96%) Blue Coat
9 60 (7.83%) Fortinet
10 58 (7.57%) Qualys
10 58 (7.57%) VMware
11 53 (6.92%) Microsoft
12 52 (6.79%) Meraki
13 47 (6.14%) ArcSight
14 42 (5.48%) Intel Security
15 33 (4.31%) Aruba
16 32 (4.18%) AlgoSec
17 28 (3.66%) Oracle
18 27 (3.52%) Splunk
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Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + + 10% on Call + Bens + Bonus
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